Lattitude: 10.524511, Longitude: 76.214526
The renowned Vadakkumnathan temple is one of the oldest temples in Kerala. Situated in the heart of Thrissur town, it is admired for its unique architectural structure, made purely in wood and stone. Situated in a nine-acre walled patch of green, it received the ‘Award of Excellence’ at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. This was in recognition of the efforts taken to protect its architectural legacy.
The temple houses stunning murals, intricately carved wooden sculptures and exquisite woodwork. It highlights the culture, heritage, architectural brilliance and the great history of God’s Own Country. The annual festival of this temple, ‘Thrissur Pooram’ is often referred to as the festival of festivals, because of its richness, vibrance, and magnitude.
Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
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